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'Fully deserved', 'class act': Some Leeds fans react as 'unbelievable' player earns Euro 2020 call-up

A number of Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to praise Diego Llorente after the Whites defender was named in Spain’s squad for Euro 2020 this summer.

The 27-year-old joined Leeds in an £18million deal from Real Sociedad last summer, penning a four-year contract with the Premier League newcomers.

Llorente endured a tricky first half of the season at Elland Road, not making his Whites debut until December due to an injury picked up on international duty.

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The Spaniard was then sidelined twice more, meaning he only featured twice in the Premier League prior to the Southampton game in February.

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However, Llorente returned to action against the Saints and played in all but one of Leeds’ Premier League games after that, missing the season finale against West Brom due to a knock.

Llorente now has the opportunity to play in his first major tournament and add to his seven caps by being named in Luis Enrique’s 26-man squad.

And plenty of Leeds fans were delighted to see him called up, praising him on social media:

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